Basic Science Meeting Grants

ESE offers 150 Basic Science Meeting Grants worth up to €100 each for ESE members working in basic research to attend the e-Congress. These grants will only be available to ESE members who are in the 'in-training' or 'reduced rate' categories and will cover the registration fee for the virtual congress.

For more information on ESE membership, or to join us, please visit the membership pages.


The online application portal will open after the e-ECE 2021 Abstract submission deadline has passed on 1 February 2021 (23.59 CET). Please re-visit this page for access to the application form and further instruction.


  • Applicant must be a current member of ESE.
  • Applicant must fall under one of the following membership categories: Clinician-in-Training, Scientist-in-Training, Reduced Country or Under-35. If you have any queries, please contact ESE.
  • To be eligible for the Reduced Country membership rate, an applicant will need to reside in a country which is below high income country status, as classified by the World Bank.
  • Applicant must be the presenting author of an accepted abstract which is conducting basic research.


  • The Meeting Grant is available for attendance to the virtual European Congress of Endocrinology (e-ECE) and will cover the registration fee. No funds will be transferred to an applicants account as they will be provided with a registration discount code if the grant submission is successful.
  • Applicants are advised to register after the result of their grant application has been received. All applicants will be notified before the e-ECE Early Bird deadline (Thursday 6 May 2021).
  • Delegates who are not fully funded by industry are eligible.
  • Only one grant will be issued for attendance to e-ECE (ie, either a Meeting Grant or a Basic Science Meeting Grant, not both).


Applicants will be notified as to whether their application has been successful following the release of the Abstract submission marks and the Treasurer’s decision is final.

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